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    July 18, 2011
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railway locomotive. good luck. thanks for watching cbs 5 early edition. see you tomorrow. >> caption colorado, llc comments@captioncolorado.com good morning. new casualties in the british hacking scandal this morning. the head of scotland yard steps down and rupertmurdoch executive is arrested as murdoch himself apologizes. 17 states face heat warnings and advisories. now it's headed east as millions of americans prepare for the summer scorcher expected to last for the next few days. casey anthony may be out of jail but perhaps not out of trouble. we'll talk to one of her attorneys about what's next for the troubled accused killer and when she may resurface publicly
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early this monday morning, july when she may resurface publicly early this monday morning, july 18th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs good morning. welcome to "the early show" here on monday morning, july 18th. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. big bumer for the u.s. women's team. they were expected to win the world cup on sunday. a nail biter right to the end. it touched off huge celebrations in japan, where they're still recovering from the disasters, the earthquake, tsunami from early this spring. we'll have more on the tough loss for the u.s. women and what lies ahead in just a bit. >> so close. >> so close. let's begin with the latest on the british tabloid hacking scandal. on sunday, london's top cop quit over his department's connection to the accused hacker and
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executive for the london newspaper was arrested. elizabeth palmer is in london with more this morning. liz, good morning. >> reporter: morning, chris. when this whole affair exploded exactly two weeks ago today, nobody dreamed how many powerful, high profile people would be dragged in and down. rebecca brooks, the former murdoch editor and british ceo, has now been bailed after her arrest yesterday. she spent several hours answering questions at a police station. there are two criminal inquiries now gearing up. one into phone hacking at murdoch papers and the other into alleged police corruption, both are making serious waves. >> palace, secretary, the mayor on my intention to resign as commissioner of metropolitan service. >> reporter: sir paul stephenson stepped down yesterday. not because he personally did anything wrong, but it was on
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his watch that murdoch newspaper editor, since arrested in the hacking scandal, was hired as a pr consultantd to the police. in just 24 hours from now, rupert murdoch himself, his son, james, will be grilled by parliamentarians and will be asked about what they did or did not know about dirty tricks regarding their newspapers. all will be watching, as well as investors around the world. >> he is the man that investors have followed to the ends of the earth. he is the man whose judgment always comes out right. in this case, he is, on the face of it, found to be wanton. >> it will be broadcast live tomorrow. it will be quite a contest for politicians who are under huge pressure to get answers in the affair. and a man whose entire empire is at stake.
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>> joining us is long-time media reporter lloyd grove for newsweek and the daily beast. ten people arrested already, including rebecca brooks, out on bail this morning, and the resignation of paul stephenson. are you surprised how far reaching this has gotten, so quickly? >> of course. it's a huge shock. who knows what's more to come. rebecca was at the top of british society. she started out as a secretary, as we reported in newsweek today. she rose to the top of the newspaper division and she knew david cameron, was friends with every prime minister during her tenure. and now she's part of a criminal investigation. >> she did run in some very upp upper echelon circles, pictures of her with the queen and other officials. rupert murdoch, his son james, and rebecca brooks will be testifying before the committee. will they tell the truth? >> if they don't and people find
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out they haven't, more trouble for news corp and more trouble for rup ert murdoch. >> as far as his media empire, we know the entities that he has here in the united states. what does this now do to his reputation? the stock has taken a major hit. >> it's terrible for murdoch's reputation and one of the former news of the world employees told me he is 80 years old, he may not be at the top of his game anymore, and news corp is struggling to repair its reputation and it's hard at this point. >> where does this now go? what is his next step? he obviously lost a multimillion dollar deal with the satellite television division in europe. what happens? what goes -- what's the next shoe to drop? >> it goes beyond news corp. this morning, david cameron is in south africa on a state visit
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and is answering questions at press conferences about this. and it's hurting his political standing. so, he might be vulnerable as well. >> they'll televise these hearings as well. that will be interesting television to watch. thank you very much. good to see you this morning. rebecca, over to you. >> chris, thanks. this morning for the first time since 2008, casey anthony is on her own. now that she's out of jail, if anyone knows what her plans are, they are not telling. cbs' karen brown is outside the jail in orlando, florida, with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, rebecca. not even casey anthony's parents know where she is this morning. they've yet to speak to her. they were asked to be part of the decoy system that was used so effectively yesterday morning to allow anthony to, in fact, lose the media and start her new life in secret. casey anthony may be free, but she walked out of the orange county jail confined to a life of infamy. despite protesters gathered for
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sunday's release, still angry the 25-year-old was acquitted of murdering her daughter, caylee, an elated anthony stepped into an awaiting suv, relishing her newfound freedom. >> it really hurts. now she's free. >> reporter: her handlers eluded the media by pulling into a parking structure. she disappeared into the night and a life of secrecy. family attorney mark lippman says anthony's parents don't even know where she is. after they contacted casey's attorney, jose baez, his only response was a text, casey's safe. they haven't spoken since 2008 and the rift between them has widened since the trial began. >> it's their daughter. regardless of everything else that happened at trial, it's still their daughter. >> reporter: experts and high-profile security believe anthony is a target. >> i think she's in quite a bit of danger. >> reporter: with only $537 of jail house money in her pocket,
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she would have to find a way to pay for private security, which can cost up to $2,500. >> pain is a thing to be managed. it's a thing to be controlled and security is part of it. >> reporter: lucrative interview offers could help but her civil attorney says emotionally, anthony is a mess. >> she will need a period of solitude, of prayer, of quiet reflection, of consultation with those she trusts. she not only lost her child. she's lost the rest of her family. >> reporter: anthony's civil attorney, charles greene also would not reveal anything about her whereabouts this morning, but this is the first time he sat down for an interview since her release. we'll have much more coming up, including why even her attorneys believe she needs therapy. rebecca? >> absolutely it doesn't end here. karen brown in orlando. thank you. >> tough road ahead of of her. she won't get any sympathy, that's for sure.
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>> absolutely not. let's get a check of our headlines. >> gad morning to you and to everyone at home as well. how americans feel about the debt limit crisis and how leaders are handling it. cbs news poll shows 43% of americans approve of president obama's handling of the debt ceiling negotiations. less than that, 31% approve of the way congressional democrats are handling the talks and only 21% approve of how republicans are handling these negotiations. bill plante has the latest this morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jeff. no talks scheduled at least as of yet today. no visual progress over the weekend. this, despite warnings from credit rating agencyies that th nation's credit rating could drop if spending isn't ku. that's even if there is a deal. nonetheless, jack lew remains
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optimistic that a deal can be worked out. >> there's still time to get something big done. the president has made it clear he wants to do something substantial. >> reporter: that's what president obama continues to push for, a deal that would slash $4 trillion from the federal deficit over the next decade and increase taxes on some corporations and wealthy americans. congressional republicans vote tuesday on their plan called cut, cap and balance. it would revert spending back to 2008 levels and cap the budget at 18% of gross domestic product. it also calls for a balanced budget amendment, provision democrats say is dead on arrival. >> we don't need an amendment but accept the responsibility to do this job and to lead. >> reporter: senate minority leader mitch mcconnell and majority leader harry reid are working on a bipartisan proposal of their own, called plan b or the fallback option. that would allow president obama to raise the debt ceiling by
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$2.5 trillion on his own. and possibly cut the budget by about $1.5 trillion. the fallback option might have a hard time getting through the republican house. and senator tom coburn, known as a deficit hawk, told face the nation's bob schieffer he wouldn't support it either. >> the mcconnell plan is more of washington not taking responsibility. it's a great political plan. it takes the pressure off all the politicians. it allows us to pass a debt limit without making the hard choices that this country has to make. >> reporter: senator coburn has his own plan, which he will announce today. he wants to cut up to $9 trillion over the next ten years. meanwhile, some time this week, they've got to come to a decision. the deadline really is sort of the end of the week so they can get it all done by august 2nd. it will very likely be some version of plan b. jeff? >> bill plante at the white house. bill, thank you. a deadly tour bus crash in
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western new york. it was headed from washington, d.c. to niagara falls yesterday afternoon. about 55 miles southeast of rochester it crashed into a wooded median. two people were killed and 35 others hurt. plus say a tire may have flown out. a frightening stage collapse at a music festival in ottawa, canada. wow! at least eight people were hurt, one seriously, when the stage at the ottawa blues fest came down during a severe storm last night. the band cheap trick was performing at the time. they got off the stage safely. now back over to rebecca. >> jeff, thank you. at least 17 states in the central united states have heat advisories and warnings in place. it is spreading to the east coast this morning. cynthia bowers has the latest from a very sticky chicago. good morning, cynthia. >> reporter: good morning. i woke up and it felt like 94.
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our heat index today could be 105. people in the midwest, though, are talking a lot about the dew point, actual water vapor measure in the air. minnesota set an all-time record high of dew point for 86 degrees, comparable only to that of the brazilian rain forest. in chicago, with heat indexes over 100, thousands sought relief in the relatively chilly 78 degrees waters of lake michigan. in oklahoma, there's no place to hide. temperatures have been 90 or more for 47 straight days in oklahoma city, topping 100 nearly every day this month. the governor asked for a statewide day of prayer in the hopes of divine intervention. across the country this month, searing summer heat has broken records half a dozen times. for millions of americans it's
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not just the heat but the lack of rain, wildfires have burned twice the annual average of acreage. three-quarters of texas is in extreme drought with less than five inches of rain from february through june, which is why farmers and ranchers in the texas panhandle county support technology to get clouds to produce more rain. >> they're very supportive of our program. they obviously think it works. >> cloud seeding has harmful consequences, some say, creating rain toxic to humans and the environment. we're getting plenty of real rain here. it's only recycling back to create higher humidity. and we're headed into what is now going to be, typically, the hottest part of the summer. rebecca? >> cynthia bowers in chicago,
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nanks so much. that's your latest weather. now over to chris and rebecca. and we have to tell you about tropical storm bret later on. >> good to know. thanks. coming up next, they came so far, but fell just short. >> the u.s. women lost to japan in the world cup final. we'll have highlights and reaction right here on "the early show" on cbs. 25 grams of protein. what do we have? all four of us, together? 24. he's low fat, too, and has 5 grams of sugars. i'll believe it when i--- [ both ] oooooh... what's shakin'? [ female announcer ] as you get older, protein is an important part of staying active and strong. new ensure high protein... fifty percent of your daily value of protein. low fat and five grams of sugars. see? he's a good egg. [ major nutrition ] new ensure high protein. ensure! nutrition in charge!
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try the #1 gastroenterologist recommended probiotic. before the u.s. met japan in the world cup soccer final, the two teamed had played 25 times and the u.s. had never lost. now has. and japan is celebrating it biggest triumph ever. charlie d'agata now has the story. >> reporter: the u.s. team came
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out proving why they had made to the world cup final. twice they took the lead. twice japan battled back to even the score. >> japan just kept coming and they never gave up and in the end, they're the world champs. >> reporter: the game went into overtime and came down to a penalty shoot-out with japan outscoring the u.s. 3-1. it's an exciting way to win, but a tough way to lose. >> we could have put away our chances. >> reporter: president obama tweeted couldn't be prouder of the women of the u.s. national team after a hard-fought game. congratulations to japan, women's world cup champions. on a trip to greece, secretary of state hillary clinton voiced her support before the match. >> go usa! >> reporter: even astronauts on the space shuttle "atlantis" got into it.
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>> go usa. >> go japan. >> reporter: while the u.s. last lifted the trophy in 1999, it was a first for japan. players said they hoped victory might provide even a small emotional lift to a nation still coming to terms with the devastating earthquake and tsunami. the u.s. had been ranked number one in the world before their heart breaking upset to japan. now they'll head home to regroup and to set their sights on the olympic games in london next year. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >> well, at the risk of sounding anti-u.s., i mean, if there was another nation that did deserve a w, it definitely was japan. they were so gracious after every match. >> and they both played their hearts out. >> they did. the u.s. got outplayed, so congratulations. it's anyone's guess where casey anthony is this morning. we'll talk about that when we come back. >> narrator: this portion of e
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gang violence may be responsible two deaths in the east bay good morning. i'm grace lee with your news headlines. gang violence may be responsible for two deaths in the east bay overnight. a man and a woman were shot to death in richmond. another person was critically wounded. police are investigating whether that shooting was related to one in north richmond which happened about half hour earlier. still no suspects though in those case. an overnight shooting is under investigation in san jose. officers were called to the city's east side just after 11 p.m. two adults and teenager were shot and wounded. no suspect information in that case, either. 200 superior court workers in san francisco are expected to be laid off today. they are because of state budget cuts which will probably affect other courts in bay area
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counties, as well. and you can expect longer waits for civil suits, divorces, restraining orders, and clearing up those traffic tickets. traffic and weather coming up right after this. ,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. we're seeing some slow and go conditions as you work your way
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westbound side of 80 near highway 4, accident blocking the road. give yourself some extra time. speeds 4 miles an hour. also in the south bay north 101 at bailey, this big rig still stuck there on the right shoulder. tow crews have the right lane blocked. eta 9:00 so slow and go at least for the next couple of hours there. the rest of the south bay checking in problem-free, no delays northbound 280 but ace train number 5 is about 11 minutes behind schedule. kristy seifkin has the forecast. >> a few low clouds to start the day but it should shape up nicely. already starting to see clearing here. look outside seeing some cloud cover but also blue skies peeking through and disease. the case in those inland location today. here's a look at your highs for the afternoon. 80 for fairfield, concord and livermore. 69 oakland, 63 for pacifica and 72 in santa rosa. extended forecast showing that warmup that we have been talking about over the next couple of days by midweek in the low 90s inland. a few degrees cooling down over the next couple days... ,,,,,,,,
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have you seen this yet? >> nope. >> no? well, you and i are about the only people who haven't. the last harry potter movie had the biggest opening weekend in box office history. fans bought $168 million worth of tickets for harry pot errands the deathly hallows part 2. that was just in the united states alone. around the world, $475 million. >> they're saying this could be a billion dollar block busser. a lot of people going to see it over and over again and that's where a lot of the success has come from, the repeats. you've seen the other ones about 20 some times? >> yes, all in the corner of my
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apartment. not one. >> welcome back to "the early show." coming up, we'll hear from some of those harry potter fans. it is amazing to think of the box office receipts. >> they figured out a formula that works. >> let's get over to jeff glor with another look at our top headlines. >> at some point, you need to stop watching it over and over. it does get a little ridiculous. >> i got issues. good morning. the phone hacking and police bribery scandal is still growing. this morning david cameron said parliament should delay it summer break to be briefed. the head of scotland yard resigned yesterday because of his ties to an accused phone hacker and the former executive of news international rebekah brooks was arrested murdock and his son with scheduled to be questioned by parliament tomorrow. in eastern afghanistan, nato officials say a bomb killed three service members. meantime in kabul today, general
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david petraeus turned over his command of american and coalition forces in afghanistan to general john allen. petraeus will now lead the cia. and nelson mandela is 93 years old today. this morning millions of schoolchildren around the country sang a
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this morning casey anthony is out of jail and out of the public eye. her lawyer says she's trying to put all the pieces of her life back together. we just don't know where. as cbs' karen brown reports. >> reporter: casey anthony hasn't been spotted since this photo p of her was snapped early sunday. anthony's civil attorney, charles greene, says his client is an emotional mess. >> i think miss anthony right now is happy. she's sad. she's anxious. she's optimistic. she's worried. she's scared. she's uncertain. >> reporter: greene met with anthony several times leading up to her release. >> we probably both like each other. i found her as other people have commented, you know, very easy to deal with, very smart, always
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professional. >> reporter: he'll represent anthony in three pending civil cases including a defamation charge fraught by gonzalez. casey falsely claimed a woman of that name kidnapped caylee. sglt civil proceedings all involve discreet narrow issues. the issue in this lawsuit is not what happened to caylee. >> reporter: though it's a question much of the public wants answered. for greene, it's about defending her in these civil cases and helping anthony reintegrate into society after more than 1 days in jail. >> she has a scarlet letter, a well-known face, so she is still in many ways confined. >> reporter: karen brown, cbs news, orlando, florida. and joining us from orlando is former prosecutor beth karas, a correspondent for "in session." great to have you with us. so you were there outside during this release. what was it like? >> well, i'll tell you, there was a crowd of several hundred
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people. we were facing the front of the jail. the booking and release center. which is where she ultimately came out of. and i had just averted my eyes from the door to move along the crowd and watch when she came out. and jumped in a car. and i saw the caravan passing and i just stood back as i watched the crowd surge toward the caravan of cars. they were barricaded by a fence, they couldn't actually get to the car. but people went out into the street and there were mounted police officers keeping the crowd back. and some people in the crowd were yelling killer, killer. people had signs. and it was just surreal as i saw this reaction to this woman who, you know, is trying to get her life back. it was strange. >> and then we see this caravan of cars take her away. no one is saying where they were taken to, but do you have a sense for where she might be at this point? >> i really don't.
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now, there were reports about two planes taking off from the executive orlando airport which were private planes. the car she was in was reportedly seen going to the downtown office of her attorney chain any mason. but then people lost sight of it. did she leave on an airplane? no one knows. there was one at 1:00 in the morning and one at 3:00. the 3:00 a.m. had no flight plan. >> her legal troubles are not over, however. what kind of legal road ahead does she have? >> she's not out of the criminal justice system entirely. her will i she won't be locked up anymore for anything related to the disappearance and death of her daughter. but she does have fines to pay and on august 25th there will be a hearing before judge perry, casey doesn't have to be there, where the judge will determine if she should pay for any of the investigative costs of this
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case, this month long investigation, three year case that culminated in the acquittal except for misdemeanor convictions. and under florida law, she could be charged some of the costs of that investigation or all. and that could be hundreds of thousands of dollars. so she has that, she has the fines related to her criminal convictions, and then the civil cases that your piece just described. primarily the gonzalez case where the woman says she took her name and defamed her. >> beth, thank you. and coming up next, teachers and principals accused in a city wide school cheating scandal are about to lose their jobs. we'll have the latest from atlanta right here on "the early show" on cbs. ♪
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200 atlanta educators, principals and teachers implicated in the most far ranging school cheating scandal in american history. armstead salter says he's no cheat. >> i've always worked hard with the children. >> reporter: but at gideons elementary, state investigators found plenty wrong. cheating in almost every classroom. teachers erasing wrong student answers and filling in the right ones. allegedly on orders from their former principal, armstead salters. >> i think in time you'll find out that i didn't do anything wrong. >> reporter: state investigators say in atlanta's public schools, 178 principals and teachers, almost half of whom confesseded, changed student answers decemtoe scores. students showed such progress, they collected awards and big bonuses. anyone implicated faces termination and possibly criminal charges.
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according to georgia governor. >> when educators have failed to uphold the public trust and students are harmed in the process, there will be consequences. >> reporter: many of the affected students live in atlanta's poorest neighborhoods. year after year, some were promoted based on their phony test scores even though she had mastered none of the basics. >> it's just devastating that so many childrenshe had mastered none of the basics. >> it's just devastating that so many children have been affected by educators who just didn't do their job. >> reporter: now those educators will lose their jobs, some intend to fight the charges, but the governor trusts the steps taken will bring this scandal to an end. >> we've dealt with it quickly and we'll deal with it in a serious fashion, hopefully it will show to the rest of the country that we will not tolerate this in our cool systems. >> reporter: and fellfulony cha could also be on the way.
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the final harry potter film flew into theaters and box office records flew out the window as the boy wizard conjured up an estimated $476 million in ticket sales around the world. michelle miller is in new york's times square where the movie we hear is still a hot ticket. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, rebecca. harry potter and the deathly t hallows part 2 oig got excellent reviews from fans who showed their love at the box office. >> we love harry! >> reporter: the witching hour
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and the record breaking began. first midnight showings, $43.5 million in ticket sales. friday, the biggest single day ever. $92 million. next, the best weekend in history. $168.5 million. box office records shattered by spell bound fans of harry potter. . >> expectations were high, but this gross blew me away. >> reporter: sisters tar are a and molly saw the film opening night. >> i loved it. it was awesome. >> reporter: they've grown up with harry potter and were sad to say good-bye. >> we had to cry it out for a while. >> reporter: now the eighth and final movie signals a personal and emotional milestone for so many fans. >> i started reading the book when i was in second grade, so this is like my whole childhood
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coming to and. >> reporter: she brought her mom to see deathly hallows. >> there's a special connection with harry potter because that's what we read together when she was younger. >> reporter: and so they lined up to say good-bye in london. >> i think we bought tickets a couple months ago. >> reporter: new york. >> the end of my childhood is how i feel about it. >> reporter: and california. ♪ writing a song for harry and ross, we've wait so long ♪ >> reporter: it's been a rich you'll and a coming of age. >> the movie is ending, so it's something like that we've done as a friendship group. >> it was a perfect storm, the right film with a decade long build up. you can never go to the first again. >> reporter: maybe not, but daniel radcliffe believes the stories will stand the test of time. >> there is a generation of kids who will introduce their kids to it and i think it will just keep
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perpetuating itself. >> reporter: and fans we spoke to say they just cannot let go of this movie, not yet anyway. they plan to buy tickets over and over again. that could place it on the mark to make a billion dollars. and certainly the ultimate title of highest grossing film of all-time. do you know what film currently holds that title? >> which one. >> reporter: "avatar." >> thanks, we appreciate it. >> don't worry, kids. it's not the end of the word. we'll be right back. roc® multi-correxion 4 zone moisturizer with roc®retinol and antioxidants. lines, wrinkles, and sun damage will fade. roc multi-correxion. correct what ages you. ♪ so, i'm interviewing lots of candidates for this position. why should i choose you? oh, um...
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twenty-two san jose re laid good morning. it's 7:55. i'm grace lee with your news headlines. 22 san jose firefighters laid off last year will be begin retraining today. they were rehired on friday after the city received a two- year federal grant. after several weeks of a refresher academy, they are expected to be back on the job in september. 27 other firefighters have already found jobs since they were laid off so the city will hire replacements for them. a wisconsin man is leaving on a cross-country trip in an hour on a bicycle. chris harley rupp plans to travel from the bay area to new york, specifically the former site of world trade center. the volunteer firefighter is doing this to honor fellow firefighters across the
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good morning. we have some mass transit delays to tell you about. caltrain dealing with two separate problems. southbound train 210 and 312 eight minutes behind schedule.
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ace train 5 behind schedule due to freight train traffic. muni and bart on time. altamont pass 13 miles per hour in some spots bog down from 205 to airway, slow again at 680. south 101 slow. better as you approach the golden gate. that's traffic. here's kristy. >> thanks a lot, gianna. going to see plenty of sunshine this afternoon, a slow warmup as we make our way into the middle of the workweek although we are seeing some clouds and fog out there right now. taking a live look outside, you can see that blue but a little bit of haze now, as well. by this afternoon, mostly sunny conditions in those inland spots. we are going to see temperatures breaking into the 80s around the bay shores. seeing 60s and 70s at the shores, inland 80s, 60s at the coast. showers north of the golden gate this afternoon. 90s by wednesday, cooling down thursday and friday, and bumping back up for saturday and sunday. ,,,,,,,,
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welcome back t welcome back to the "early show" here on monday, july 18th. the start of what's going to be a beautiful day here in manhattan. a little hot. but only 92, which is a lot better than most of the country dealing with some major, major heat right now. welcome back to everybody, i'm chris wragge. erica hill is off this morning. >> the scandal over tabloid phone hacking is getting hot and taking down some officials with it. >> the head of scotland yard resigned and a top official in rupert murdoch's newspaper empire was arrested. we have the latest from london this morning. liz, good morning again. >> good morning again. investigations into alleged wrongdoing at the murdoch papers
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have lurched along in this country for a year, but two weeks ago when the story broke that a murdered teenager's phone had been hacked, the police suddenly moved into high gear. rebekah brooks, the former murdoch editor and british ceo has been bailed after her arrest yesterday. she spent several hours answering police questions in connection with the phone hacking and briry investigations at the murdoch papers. dirty tricks are alleged to have gone on while she was in charge. just over a week ago, rupert murdoch himself flew to london and made it clear his number one priority then was to shield brooks at almost any cost. >> the "news of the world" could try to defend rebekah brooks. he even agreed to the common committee to defend rebekah brooks. >> reporter: the fallout from this scandal has exposed the
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unhealthily close and possibly corrupt relationship between the murdoch papers, the police and britain's political elite. yesterday the surprise resignation of britain's police chief underlined that. sir paul stephenson isn't suspected of doing anything wrong himself, but it was on his watch that a former "news of the world" editor since arrested in connection with illegal phone hacking was hired as a pr consultant to the police force. all eyes are going to be on the parliamentary committee. now tomorrow rupert murdoch, his son james and rebekah brooks will be in the hot seat and the proceedings will be broadcast live. >> interesting television. liz palmer in london for us. i have the feeling this is just the beginning for this story. now here is jeff floglor with t other headlines. >> a new survey released this morning predicts more hiring for the rest of the year. the association for business economists reports that 43% of
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respondents say their company will increase employment in the next six months. the highest number in a year. all 73 participants said they planned no significant layoffs but 76% expect economic growth to slow 2% or more. in afghanistan this morning nato officials say a bomb killed three service members. the blast happened in the eastern part of that country. also today in a ceremony in kabul, general david petraeus handed over command of over 140,000 american and coalition troops in afghanistan to general john allen. allen says he will not ease up on the campaign to withdraw troops later on this month. >> there will be tough days ahead. i have no illusions about the challenges we will face. challenges we will face together. >> general petraeus is retiring to become director of the cia. there are continued conflicting reporting this morning concerning the health of
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formy egyptian president hosni mubarak. mubarak's representative says that mubarak fell into a coma over the weekend, mubarak's doctor says that's not so. at least eight people were hurt when a stage collapsed during a concert in canada over the weekend. frightening video. thousands of fans at the ottawa blues fest ran for safety last night. it happened during a severe storm. a tour bus traveling from washington, d.c., to niagara falls crashed in western new york yesterday. two people were killed there and 35 others were hurt. a blown-out tire may be to blame. a new study out this morning found that children are safer when being driven by their grandparents, not their parents. thisiatrics said that kids have a 33% lower risk of injury compared to when their
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parents drove. researchers think that grandparents are more cautious when driving their grandchildren. avoiding a prediction of carmageddon. crews finished work on 405 early this week and nearly a full day ahead of schedule. 18 hours early. there were fears that traffic would back up for miles but there were 50% fewer cars on the road. finally, not something you see every day. take a look at this video. dogs in australia in the surf surrounded by sharks. in this case it wasn't the size of the dog, though, but the size of his bite. take a look at this. yeah, the dog bites the shark. that scattered the other sharks and, so, the dog and his buddy got back to shore safely. nice. five minutes past the hour. over to chris and rebecca. >> is that lab bra door? >> sure. >> you're missing the point. the dog bit the shark. >> good dog. on sunday president obama's
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budget director said there's still time to, quote, get something big done in the budget talks. the fight over spending cuts and raising the debt limit is also the first major battle of 2012 in the presidential campaign. this morning we continue our series of political roundtables with jan crawford and congressional correspondent major garrett. let's talk about this. the deadline is looming here. got to get something done. nothing happened over the weekend, no meetings scheduled for today. do you get the sense that lawmakers understand how politically damaging all this bickering could be to them? >> i think they're beginning to understand the public is dissatisfied. looks at washington as immobilized and stuck right before an enormously important deadline that's not theoretical and has consequences for their economic future. there is going to be no big deal. what you're going to look at in the senate is an emerging arrangement between mitch mcconnell and majority leader
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harry reid. they'll move this package first, sent it over to the house. it will be a fait accompli probably by the 2nd. >> do we worry that the public is getting confused about this. so many plans that have been introduced and reduced, you got plan b, the full backups, the biden plan. >> a lot of minutia. >> so much each and every day. we tell people armageddon is looming. >> the public well understands if a deal is not reached the united states could go into default. people do get what that means. i certainly believe now barack obama gets what that means. you see an increased sense of urgency from the white house in the last week or two that something has to be done. obviously people in credit to our pullout this morning, when people really are holding republicans in congress responsible, that they're also holding barack obama responsible. 52% in our poll say they
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disapprove of how the president is handling these negotiations. >> congressional republicans have an issue here as well. 71% say they disapprove about their handling of things. are you surprised the number is as low as it is. >> the president has been trying for the last two weeks to say to the country, i want a big deal. i want to rise above traditional politics. those are close to his 2012 campaign themes and what he said in 2008. he can't get that. they don't have the numbers for that. he knows these decisions will be left. he wants to spend time looking like he's going big and going nonpartisan, if you will. >> he's going to be positioning himself as the reasonable centrist. who is trying to get it done. >> it's interesting, when it comes to the republican front-runners you have romney who is staying out of all this. he's the money man. he's the guy who comes from corporate america and supposedly has an appreciation for these
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things but he's not interjecting much. >> i think that is very wise for mitt romney to do. there's no gain in someone like romney swaying in with color commentary like a third and long or something in the controversial. the wise thing is for him to keep out of this, he doesn't have to vote on t like michele bachmann does. but with president obama, there have to be two things concerning to him. right now people are very unhappy with republicans in congress. but the republicans in congress are kind of controlling the message. that is going to change if this campaign starts heating up. the republican nominees will soon really be the holdout microphone for the party. that's going to, i think, really hurt the president. >> a missed opportunity, though, for mitt romney? when you've got candidates on the republican side of the country just by looking at poll numbers and with the money they have in their war chests. candidates the country has not
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fallen in love with. is this something you can come to the forefront with a plan and get out there a bit. >> it would be an opportunity. but mitt romney knows whatever he proposes will be lost between whatever the negotiations are between the white house and the congress. if you're an outsider, you can't find 200 votes in the congress and 60 votes in the senate. that's how the deal will be struck. romney has inspired the aggressive budget cutting amendment to the constitution idea. so he's trying to align himself at least quietly with those in the tea party who want a proposal to deal with this problem. >> is this the week something's got to get done, be on paper and get it done by the 2nd? >> i think the deal will get done. barack obama will not be the first president in history really -- to default. this is the week of calisthenics and warm-ups. >> the debt could still get downgraded without a decision.
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of developing dementia. medical correspondent dr. jennifer ashton is here with more. good morning. >> good morning. it's often considered an invisible war wound, because traumatic plain injury or tbi leaves a mark on the brain's structure vorsing veterans young and old to face lasting consequences. >> i started to get really bad headaches. my speech got slow and labored. >> reporter: nick joined the army right out of high school serving as a medic, trained to right injuries and save lives of fellow soldiers. in november of 2007, he ended up in the middle of a firefight and needing medical attention himself. >> a rocket propelled grenade hit off the side of my humvee. and it knocked my face to the side of the humvee. things went bright, maybe a little light for a second. >> reporter: on the outside, his only visible injury was a broken nose.
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but days later, other symptoms surfaced. >> i'd go to write my name and my name wouldn't come out. that was a complete shocker. >> reporter: unbeknownst to him, he suffered a signature war wound of soldierses in iraq and afghanistan. a traumatic brain injury or tbi which is caused by a blow or jolt to the head rattling the brain. when colgin returned from oversea, his memory loss continued to haunt him. >> i kind of just woke up at a dmv apparently 30 minutes from ft. bragg. and i didn't remember driving there. i had no idea how i got there. it was really scary because you don't know what's wrong with you. you look in the mirror and you look great and then inside you're just a mess. >> reporter: these invisible wounds have affected more than 200,000 service members since 2000. and a new study reports that in older veteran, tbi doubles the risk for dementia and the most common form of dementia is
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alzheimer's disease. >> we don't understand the exact link between traumatic brain injury and always miand you al . >> living each day like a battle. it's exhausting. i'm deeply scared of dementia. i'm deeply scared of all i. >> reporter: he's also worried about future heart break. >> just to know that three years from now, i probably won'thoney, i won't remember how beautiful my wife was, just think that my wife will have to take care of me. it's heart breaking. because i'm supposed to be the guy out there taking care of other people. i'm supposed to be the guy out there saving lives. and here i am trying to save myself. and it's scary. >> it's really difficult to
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watch. is there anything with a traumatic brain injury that can be done to prevent it from progressing in to dementia? >> there general, any injury to the brain is treated with brain rest, which really means shutting down all activities that stimulate the brain. and rehabilitation. at this point, there is no way to prevent a traumatic brain injury to potentially progressing to dementia. >> and nick can't tell anything is different, but are there symptoms to watch for? >> will is the thing with any traumatic brain injury. signs and symptoms can be subtle and they can vary person to person and they can present in a spectrum. obviously you can have a loss of consciousness. by definition, you've had a traumatic brain injury, but not all patients with a brain injury will have had a loss of consciousness. then you can see things like headache, confusion, blurry vision, fatigue or sleep changes.
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again, they can be very subtle, they can vary person to person and they can present over a variable period of time. >> so watch for the subtle changes. lastly, the alzheimer's association also looked at athletes and what did they find? >> new research done in former professional football players showed that those who have had a traumatic brain injury are at increased risk for mild coming any t cognitive impairment. >> thank you, dr. ashton. and we'll be right back. >> narrator: health watch sponsored by dove deep moisture body wash with nutrient moisture. sits on top of skin. only dove has nutriummoisture, which can nourish deep down. dove body wash with nutriummoisture. superior natural nourishment for your skin. didn't taste so vegetably? well, v8 v-fusion juice gives you a full serving of vegetables, plus a full serving of fruit. but it just tastes like fruit.
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task force is investigating two separate shootings last night. in one, a man and wo good morning. i'm grace lee. it's 8:25. let's check your news headlines. richmond's gang task force is investigating two separate shootings last night. in one a man and woman were killed. police are looking into whether the shootings are related to gang tension between north and central richmond. officers will increase patrols in the north today. some state lawmakers are looking into why shuttle buses are exempt from laws which require seatbelts. this follows a deadly accident last week involving a uc-san francisco shuttle bus. that crash killed kevin mack a psychiatrist and associate professor at the school. layoff notices are going out today to 200 superior court workers in san francisco. now, this is because of state budget cuts. hardest hit will be civil courts so this will likely mean longer weights for procedures
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least to the 680/101 interchange there. the rest of the south bay seeing some slow and go conditions, northbound 280 sluggish as you work your way through downtown san jose. elsewhere new wreck westbound 4 at fish ranch. possible lanes blocked. we are seeing some delays as you approach the caldecott tunnel. bay bridge metering lights are still on but it's a little light at the toll plaza. clear across the upper deck into san francisco. and much better towards the golden gate bridge. that's traffic. here's kristy. >> thanks a lot, gianna. still a little bit of cloud cover out there this morning although we are going to see clear conditions for the most part in our inland spots today, seeing plenty of blue skies out there right now looking at -- outside seeing sunshine, too in the inland location. temperatures today going to make it to the mid-80s as we make our way around the bay shores, a little cooler but still seeing 70s there and at the coast definitely warmer than yesterday bumping it up into the low 60s there. extended forecast warming into wednesday, making it into the 90s at that point. slight cooling the next couple of days and this weekend up into the 90s where we should be for jim.
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that looks good. smells good? what gets you to buy certain things at the supermarket, chris? >> the smell. >> the smell, the aroma of certain foods. bacon, for example, bread, pie. new york is pumping those scents in to the air. we nosed around a bit to see how it works and we'll have that story coming up. >> that's why i have a house full of cheese. >> because you love to smell
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cheese. great. welcome back to "the early show." >> i walk down the aisle, it's also ahead this morning, things we'll tell you about a new study of something called the google effect oig. now that google and yahoo! are a part of our lives, scientists say we're not remembering as much because we can always use the internet to find out just about anything we need to find out and that could be making us dumber in general. so no more using that google today, folks. but first, as we've been reporting, the u.s. women's soccer team came close to winning the world cup, but no squa japan, the win has special meani meaning. >> reporter: for the underdog japanese team, this was an exhilarating moment. from frankfurt to tokyo, to
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cambridge, massachusetts, people celebrated japan's 3-1 overtime victory over the favored united states. >> translator: i was totally surprised. the japanese have such small figures, but they still played so bravely. >> it means everything. it's about time we won . >> reporter: the game began at 3/at 3:45s in the morning in toek yarks but the entire world was watching. >> they were great. >> reporter: the victory was especially sweet for a country suffering one of the worst natural disasters of recent times. the march 11th tsunami and earthquake that claimed 23,000 lives and left and ongoing nuclear crisis. >> translator: this victory will energize japan, wonderful job. >> it means everything because of the despair we've had these everybody is over the top about it. >> reporter: including their
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midfie midfielder. >> in my heart. >> i'm very, very happy. very happy. >> reporter: lucy craft, cbs news, tokyo. >> and the next time that they'll have a huge match-up will be the olympics. >> it's always nice to see. nice to see them celebrating there in the streets and after all of the struggle for the year. >> it's a great win. the u.s. went in heavily favored. >> but they played their hearts out. they did. here is jeff glor at the news desk. >> good morning, everyone. rupert murdock and his son will be questioned by parliament tomorrow about that phone hacking scandal in britain. the former ceo rebekah brooks was arrested yesterday questioned by police and released on on bail after 12 hours. her lawyer today says she's not guilty of any criminal offense.
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the chief of scotland yard resigned yesterday because of his relationship with the murdock editor. casey anthony is free this morning after her release early yesterday from a jail in orlando, florida. she spent three years behind bars, but was acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old daughter, caylee. her lawyer has not said why where she is. the debt deadline of august 2nd is just over two week away and most americans are confident congress will hammer out a deal. a new cbs news poll out this morning finds 66% believe an agreement will be reached before august 2nd. 43% approve of the way president obama is handling the dead gosh yags while 48% do not. and finally, another attention grabbing invite to the marine corps ball. first it was mila invited by scott moore and she accepted. then justin timberlake was invited by corporal desantis. now a third marine sergeant ray lewis has made his own youtube
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video where he issued his invitation to yet another surprise celebrity. >> i figure hey, why not. why don't i ask anybody out to the marine corps ball? so i figure i'm going to ask -- hold up. i'd like to take betty white. she's just funny, she's sweet, she's mature. she's the all around perfect woman. i really think that we'd have a good time. i'm fun, you know. i'm going to be performing. i think i could make her laugh. i think she can make me life. i think we could laugh together. it's going to be great. going to be a good time. me and her at the marine corps ball this year. call me. >> the all around perfect woman. we're still waiting to see what 89-year-old betty white
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that's your latest weather. >> and as we've been reporting, the last five months have been the driest on record in texas. the lack of rain is affecting crops, cattle and impacting the local economy. debbye turner bell reports on a not enough hay. >> reporter: for these cows, hay is a delicacy because the third worst drought in texas history has left pastures dry and brown.
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ranchers like john malazzo are facing a crisis. >> normally this pasture would be 10 to twef12 inches tall in through stem grass. you wouldn't be able to see any of the dirt or any of the soil. >> reporter: a third generation farmer, malazzo's pastures have dried into dirt and he's been may oig he has storeded for winter and his hay is running out fast. how much of this field should be filled with round bails of hay? >> you shouldn't see any empty space at all. >> reporter: like thousands of drought stricken ranchers throughout texas, new mexico, oklahoma and louisiana, malazzo can't grow enough to replenish his dwindling reserves. normally a field like this would have been cut twice, but because of the severe drought, as you can see, almost nothing's growing. in fact, this field hasn't even been cut once. >> we're in survival mode. we're just trying to survive and do the best we can until
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conditions get better. >> reporter: with no rain in sight, jim mccord is forced to buy hay. >> what has it been like to find hay to purchase is this sglits's not easy because we're not the only ones looking. there's a lot of people looking for hay. >> reporter: and no surprise, the cost of hay has skyrocketed. nationwide, the price of hay has increased 43% in the last year. it's everyone higher in texas. >> i would say an average figure for bermuda grass hay which is the standard for central texas is about $60 a roll. we're seeing it go $120, $140 a roll now. >> reporter: malazzo figures his hay will only last 45 more days. >> once we get down to the last bail and we're looking at hard decisions again. >> reporter: he's already sold 250 cows because he cooperate afford to feed them. and he may be forced to sell more. it's a desperate situation that
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can only be salvaged by rain. >> if i could ask for one thing, i'd ask for it right now, something to give us some hay, so that we can language on a little longer. >> reporter: debbye turner bell, cbs news, caldwell, texas. now, the situation is so serious it's going to take more than an average rain shower to turn things around. experts say it will require a massive rain, maybe a tropical storm or even a hurricane to get back to normal levels. chris, over to you. when you need an answer to a question, chances are you look it up on the internet. however, a new columbia university study suggests that the instant results we get from search engines are affecting how we remember just about everything. what team did babe ruth play for in his rookie season? which film tied 14 as car noosc nominations? from people to places to almost anything, chances are if you need an answer, it's at your fingertips. >> i go for google a lot.
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>> google. >> google. >> researchers are calling this "the google effect" where people immediately turn to their computers or smart phones when confronted by something they don't know. so is the internet actually dumbing us down? >> it is just like making people lazier, i guess, instead of just learning, you just look something up and, boom, you get the answer. >> we're more likely to remember where to find the information online than the fact itself. >> i think that people have the thought that if they can go back to the internet and find the answer later instead of really accessing what you know that sometimes maybe just rely on the computer as your external hard drive rather than really sort of accessing your own memory. >> there's a lot of information out there. you tend to forget useless parts of it. that's cool, right? you don't want to have it cluttering your brain. >> the fear that technology will destroy human intellect isn't new. over 2500 years ago, the sock kra tease worried writing would
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weaken memories and produce forgetfulness in the souls. doctors say it's fine to use the internet for help, but nothing will ever relays the best tool at your disposal, your brain. >> i think it's important certainly to use the internet and other things for information, but that not for that to be the only source of information that you have. >> researchers say endless information may indeed be making us smarter, but the question is will we remember it. remember our trivia questions? before he was a yankee, the bambino played for the red sox. the blockbuster titanic also had 14 academy award nominations. and iz wlam is the former cat staec stevens. so where did we find the answers some google, of course. and joining us now, joshua foer, winner of the memory championship . good morning, ho are you? so search engines put information literally right at your fingertips, but how is this
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changing the nature of how we do remember things? >> as we are relying more and more on these external outsource memories that live on computers on the internet, we're coming to depend less and less on the memories that live in our open minds. >> so how is it affecting our memory skills in the long run, though? >> we don't know what the long term effects of this are going to be. it is clear that we are -- or what the study seems to suggest is that we are remembering less. now, what are the long term implications? the research is only just beginning. >> let's talk about the difference between -- back when i was in college, if you needed information, you basically had to go to the library or enpsych close speed i can't. so how are things different now for kids? they just type in a few letters
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and, boom, it's right there. >> we have the answers to any question. the entire collective knowledge of human kind just a few clicks away. but you're right, this is an old story. we've been as humans outsourcing our memories to external devices probably since the first cave painting. and ever since then, there have been people who have been worried about what the effects of this outsourcing are on our internal memories. and you pointed to socrates. and it's worst keeping in mind his fear that as we rely more and more on information stored outside of ourselves, that our memories may suffer. >> what about any pros that you can see? we talked about the cons, but what are some of the pros? >> well, like any technological shift, there are pluses and
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minuses. we all benefit from having google and the incredible well lt et of information that's there.costs are probably harder to calculate and i think we're just beginning to at tune ourtss to what those costs may be and i think it's worth paying attention without necessarily shutting ourselves off, to at least be aware of how this is affecting us and how we might be able to mitigate those effects. >> you won a competition for your great memory skills. do you have any tips for people? >> very often when people forget, it's because they simply weren't paying attention, their attention was divided. samuel johnson said the art of remembering is the art of paying attention. so if i had one simple tip, it's just to take a moment to say, you know what, i want to remember this. and simply by doing that, you're more likely to pay attention and that piece of information is less likely to slip your mind. >> all right. josh, thanks. what eyer last name again? i'm sorry, i forgot. just kidding. josh, thanks so much.
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good to talk to you. up next, the sweet smell of success and profit at a grocery store where machines are manipulating,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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the early show dejae earning his money this morning. a supermarket is filling up the aisles with food aromas to entice customers to buy.checked out for us. sdl imagine walking through the aisles and smelling a nevernd g ing scent of milk chocolate or fresh baked bread fp if you walk down the aisles of netcost supermarket, you'll experience just that. we visited the store to sniff
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out the situation for ourselves. what does is it smell like in the produce section here? >> kind of fruity. >> reporter: the aromas in the aisles are intense. but the smells aren't just coming from the products on the shelves. do you think the smell in here is coming from these grapefruits? >> that's an interesting question. i know with modern technology, it could come from a lot of sources. >> reporter: this savvy shopper just might be on to something. see that little black machine behind you? >> it's blowing a breeze, so it's funky. don't tell me it's a grapefruit scent -- >> reporter: they're called scent air machines and this supermarket has five, each piping out a different smell including grapefruit in the produce section, chocolate in the candy aisle.
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>> it improves our mood, you know. >> reporter: it makes you happy? >> yes. >> reporter: and rosemary by the bakery. what being looks like part of a typical ventilation system is part of a marketing campaign that targets a shopper's sense of smell. >> the machine is really small, so nobody can see them. >> reporter: the store's merchandise coordinator said she installed the machines two months ago. >> i think because of these machines, it makes customer more like hungrier. >> reporter: the goal is simple, make customers hungry and in stern open up their wallets. does the smell make you hungry? >> yeah. >> reporter: in fact, sales in the produce department have gone up at least 7%. and with each machine costing $99 a month, this market thinks it's made a good investment. >> so far so good? >> so far so good. everybody is enjoying it. >> reporter: in the u.s., consumers spend an estimated
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$500 billion a year on food. and can smell accounting for 75% of what we takes, there's no denying a psychological effect. >> the sense of smell is so primal, and it's unconscious wonderful thing that happens to you, so that sense of smell actually translates later into, oh, i wasn't even hungry, but now i want popcorn. >> reporter: but it isn't the smell of fresh popcorn that's overwhelming these shoppers. where we're standing, what are you smelling? >> i smell some i guess smoked meat. >> reporter: what if i told you that smell was actually being pumped out of that black machine over there? >> it's working. >> reporter: so it seems in this store, the machines are bringing in dollars and making cents. >> are you going to buy a grapefruit? >> i know they're good for me. we didn't come for grapefruits,
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but -- >> reporter: possibility? >> yeah, it's a good fruit. thank you. >> nothing like a juicy grapefruit. well, scent air, the company responsible, offers 350 kinds of smells to choose from, but if you'd like to create your own original scent, it will cost you $5,000. so i asked the supermarket we visited why not just hand out free samples so customers can actually taste the products instead of using these machines. they claim they do both, which for them is most effective in terms of increased sales. >> the salgt t of the senses. $5,000 for your own scent. >> that will set you back. >> i don't need to smell myself. >> it's actually not working, by the way. >> woah. >> have a great day. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,
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some community groups will gather at noon in san francisco to demand action following a deadly officer- involved shooti good monday mornin. i'm grace lee. some community groups are gathering at noon in san francisco. they are demanding action following a deadly officer- involved shooting on saturday. what they want is a civilian review board and the fbi to investigate. the man killed was 19-year-old kenneth harding from seattle. police say he fired at officers. twenty-two san jose firefighters laid off last year will begin retraining today. they were hired back on friday after the city received a two- year federal grant. they are expected to be back on the job by september after attending a refresher academy. nathaniel ford is out at muni but he may be in at bart. the "chronicle" reports that a headhunter has approached ford about the being general manager
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at bart. ford was recently forced out of the top job at san francisco's muni system. on this monday morning, we'll get a check of your traffic and weather and cease what's up for this week. -- and see what's up for this week. whoa!! the really big chicken sandwich combo is back! and it's as big as ever. i'm gonna jump it! you can't jump t it's two chicken patties, topped with bacon, and melting cheese plus seasoned curly fries and a drink for only $3.99! what do you know? your only a baby! vrrrrooooom! i'm t-rex and i came out of extinction cuz i heard the combo was back! and that got a million hits? yep. why do we even make commercials anymore? 'cause you like to be in them.
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good morning. starting off on the bay bridge an accident cleared out of lane but slow off the eastshore freeway. you're going to see delays across the upper deck into san francisco, as well. getting a little bit better past treasure island and head towards the skyway. elsewhere, 101, sluggish both directions through san mateo seeing some delays southbound as well as you hit 84. south 880 an accident on the right shoulder but backed into hayward. that's traffic. this is kristy with a look at your forecast. >> thanks a lot. we are going to see some sunshine this afternoon and slowly warming up. the weather that everybody has been waiting for. plenty of blue skies. a little bit of cloud cover and we saw some fog along the coastline and along the bay shores this morning, as well. but overall, looks like a beautiful day finally breaking into the 80s in those inland locations, along the bay shores temperatures in the 60s and 70s, at the coast warming up to the 60s. over the next several days we'll warm up breaking into the 90s, slight cooling and then for your weekend, temperatures bump right back up to the 90- degree mark where they should
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